WHEN IT’S YOUR TIME TO CONSOLE

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Hard-working visionary and creative force.  Inspiring leader.  Innovator.  Respected industry newcomer.  Successful entrepreneur – all identifying terms we thought would

EVEN STARTING UP, PLAN BUSINESS’ END GAME

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   End game is such a final term.  Yet when Downers Grove business advisor Harry McCabe talks about your business’

NETWORKING TROUBLE? START YOUR OWN GROUP

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Networking just hasn’t worked for you, possibly because your networking skills need work or, equally possible, because you’re networking

HOW (AND WHY) TO HOST A SPECIAL EVENT

By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Your production team handled a mean, but critical, transition without flaw.  Way to go! The sales team not only hit

WHY YOUR BOOK IS A GREAT BUSINESS CARD

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Your first meeting with the prospect, a potentially important client, has gone well.  As you’re wrapping up, you hand

WHEN IT’S TIME FOR MOM AND DAD TO DOWNSIZE

This Guest Blog is adapted from SeniorSurge, a Blog Jim Kendall writes for senior citizens and their families.  The two articles that follow focus on issues many of us ultimately will face within our families: 

SELLING YOUR BUSINESS

    By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   How long will it take to sell your business?  There are seven basic factors: * The price you

HOW TO BOOST SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Sue Kirchner says we probably don’t need to rethink the social media we use – assuming, of course, the

NEW LAWS NEED EMPLOYER ATTENTION

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   Remember the U.S. Department of Labor’s initiative that would have changed overtime rules – and costs – last month

HOW TO MAKE LINKEDIN A MARKETING TOOL

  By JIM KENDALL This material originally appeared as one of Jim’s Daily Herald columns   LinkedIn launched, officially, in May 2003.  A month later, the network had 4,500 members. Third quarter last year (2016,